Album: Thrilled To Be Here
Label: Fantasy Records
Reason We’re Cranking It: As memorable of a debut as when they both came into the world at the same time, fraternal twins Daniel and David Bailen, along with their younger sister Julia, have made an enduring entrance into the music industry with “Thrilled To Be Here,” a harmony-filled assortment of beautifully-crafted songs that sit somewhere between Fleetwood Mac and Little Big Town.
What The Album Tells Us About Them: Any sibling rivalry that the family experiences is not carried over into their music, at least not in a way that negatively impacts the outcome. If anything, the competitiveness fuels their creative fires to burn even brighter and the end result falls somewhere within striking distance of perfection.
Track Stuck On Repeat: Soulful with a bayou bass that claps at your chest, “I Was Wrong” is all right, especially when Julia’s vocals separate from her brothers, isolating her in a way that brings a rousing mystical quality to the song.
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